Oil and gas flow to Texas coast spawns building, tensions

For Texas ports, the rise in oil and gas exports is a windfall. For some communities, it's not so simple.
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Mexican gets 20 months for immigrant smuggling by soldiers

A Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally must serve 20 months in prison for arranging immigrants to be smuggled by Fort Hood soldiers through a Texas border c
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Class 6A Texas high school playoff scores, pairings

Class 6A Texas high school playoff scores, pairings
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Fights, escapes, harm: Migrant kids struggle in facilities

Records obtained by The Associated Press highlight some of the problems that plague government facilities for immigrant youth
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Endangered white rhino on display at South Texas zoo

The newest member of a South Texas zoo is an endangered white rhino that goes by the name, Bebop. The Brownsville Herald reports that 5-year-old Bebop joined ot
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Razor wire is most visible result of $210M deployment

The towering metal fence that divides the United States and Mexico at the edge of the Pacific Ocean has an imposing new feature: row upon row of razor wire
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Hunter shot in Stowe suffered life-threatening injuries

Police in Stowe, Vermont, say a hunter was shot and suffered life-threatening injuries while he and a hunting companion were unloading their guns by their vehic
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Class 6A Texas high school playoff pairings

Class 6A Texas high school playoff pairings
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Texas ed board votes to restore lessons on Clinton, Keller

The Texas Board of Education has voted to restore Helen Keller to the state's history curriculum
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Friday's Sorted High School Football Scores

Friday's Sorted High School Football Scores
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Migrants camped at border worry caravans will shut them out

The caravans and the U.S. government's response to them have further imperiled thousands of adults and children who reach the U.S.-Mexico border every month, ma
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Troop deployment creates tense atmosphere on US border

As the first active-duty military troops arrive at the U.S. border with Mexico, Texas' Rio Grande Valley is on edge
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Trial set for officer accused of lying about citizenship

A Dec. 11 trial has been scheduled for a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer in southern Arizona accused of falsely claiming he was born in the United St
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El Salvadoran refugees stuck between 2 worlds

On Sept. 9, 2019, barring any legislative change, a large swath of immigrants who fled their Central American homes looking for safer, better lives will be sent
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Brooklyn teen fatally shot in the head

Authorities say a 16-year-old boy died of a gunshot to the head on a Brooklyn basketball court
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Ex-Texas sheriff gets sentence reduced for racketeering

A federal judge has reduced the sentence of a former South Texas sheriff who pleaded guilty to heading a criminal enterprise that protected drug traffickers
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Floating nuclear plant to be dismantled in Texas

Crews in Galveston have completed work on a former World War II-era military cargo ship that previously served as a barge-mounted nuclear reactor
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Street flooding, canceled classes due to Texas coastal rain

A tropical disturbance is bringing heavy rain to already saturated areas along the Texas Gulf Coast, resulting in street flooding and prompting some schools to
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Volunteers help immigrants released from center in Texas

Volunteers from faith-based and grassroots organizations have spent their early morning for several weeks helping people released from an immigrant detention ce
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Oil boom in West Texas means challenges to transport crude

Oil producers in the Permian Basin, dealing with a shortage of pipelines, are increasingly turning to trucks and rail to ship the flood of crude from the West T
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J.R. Todd goes back-to-back in Funny Car at Indy

J.R. Todd successfully defended his Funny Car title at the Chevrolet Performance Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway
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Man ready to ply Monongahela waters with renovated riverboat

Michael Hughes is renovating a riverboat at his home in Millsboro
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Sex abuse claims raise pressure to reunite migrant families

Allegations that three immigrant children were sexually abused in U.S. custody are raising pressure on the Trump administration to more quickly reunite families
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Federal judge denies states' request to end DACA

A federal judge has declined to order that the U.S. government stop the Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation
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